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Nuevo Leon Restaurant - CLOSED

1515 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2803
+1 312-421-1517
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
20 Aug 2017
“Restaurant is closed due a fire”
28 Jan 2017
“This restaurant is cleaner than the old Nuevo Leon, but i won't eat their again. The workers wipe tables wit dirty cloth”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1515 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2803
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We have loved this restaurant in the past. Unfortunately all that is left is the burned out shell with the sign. Try the place across the street, not the same menu, but terrific roasted chicken.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The workers here need to take sanitation courses or something like that. I saw workers clean overfilled take out containers with their fingers. yikes. they need to be cleaner. Beans are too fatty. You can have refried beans without using lard.

1  Thank lsvlz
Reviewed 3 November 2016

What a wonderful place the new restaurant that replaced Nuevo Leon and is situated across the street. The food was excellent. They had a trio playing. The decor is old world Mexico.

1  Thank Remlivni
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I see reviews that are 4 weeks ago but the last time I drove by they were still shuttered. Are they open again? Are they in a new location? I was sad to see the fire on TV for the families and all of the...More

Thank SteveGolden
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nuevo Leon seemed like a locals place to eat Mexican when we went with family on a Friday night. They treated us very well. They bring out all sorts of little appetizers and a small dessert, so it is a lot of food. The entree...More

Thank ATL-travel71
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Simply delicious and homemade. Just about every dish is very good. Fajitas are very filling. My fav is the tacos y Sabinas.

Thank Shelly60602
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I took a group of 20 people from Lansing, Michigan to Chicago for a visit. I chose Nuevo León Restaurant for our lunch based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. We had such a great experience! The service was fast, efficient and friendly. The food-...More

Thank rosaura01
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I was in the mood for fajitas, so me and a colleague stop in. The sizzling dish came heaping with chicken, peppers, onions, rice and a side of beans. It was way more than I could finish, and tasted great. Definitely one of the best...More

1  Thank J C M
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

If I was to be sentenced to death and given one last meal it would be here. The only issue is what to have. It's all amazing. Every time I come home to Chicago I visit this place at least once. Go to the Mexican...More

1  Thank twellens
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We got a takeaway burrito and a enchilada something.. They were quick and food was awesome. Definitely I ll try other recipes as well to confirm this review. The only big con is that they didn't (I don't know if it was a temporary problem...More

Thank Roberto P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Pilsen
  • Neighbourhood: Pilsen
  • Phone Number: +1 312-421-1517
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